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March 19, 2015

Freebord FAQ Series | What Size Freebord Should I Buy?

What Size Freebord Should I buy? So you're in the market for a Freebord but you're just not sure what the heck all these measurements mean. Well, you're in luck. I've broken down the basics in one short-and-sweet post, so read on to find out what bord you need to be shredding.…
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March 5, 2015

Need Help Learning to Ride?

So you bought a Freebord, took a few spills and know you're back here looking for guidance on what the hell you're doing wrong.  First off, don't panic, you're not alone.  When it comes to how quickly people learn to ride a Freebord, there is a wide range of experiences.  Some people seem…
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February 21, 2015

Weekly Video Roundup 2/21

2014 FRA Official Video So you're bummed out because you missed last year's rider awards, well fret no more we've got all the highlights in one beautifully edited video. Our boy Adam Stanton filmed and edited this beast and it's definitely one of the best rider awards highlights we've ever had.…
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FAQTips and Tricks
January 22, 2015

Different Stokes For Different Folks — Freebord vs Skateboard

Freebord vs Skateboard Humbling Beginnings Freebord was started in 1996 by Steen Strand in Palo Alto, California while studying for his master’s in product design at Stanford University. Steen didn't just stumble on to the idea by slapping caster wheels on a skateboard. He set out from the beginning to find a…
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Freebord Etiquette - Dont Blow The Spot
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September 12, 2014

Freebord Etiquette – Don’t Blow the Spot

Unlike ski runs, public streets weren't originally designed for shredding.  This can make finding suitable freebording terrain challenging.  Unusually steep, long, winding roads are rare in most areas.  Add in our need for low traffic and smooth pavement and these gems can be few and far between.  So when you do find that epic spot,…
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Mike HoppeTips and Tricks
August 22, 2014

Freebord Ettiquette – Safety First

Rules are what bind society together. Without strict codes of conduct, jaywalkers would run rampant in the streets, hoes would come before bros, and people without shirts or shoes would freely buy slurpees. This we cannot stand for. Proper etiquette is important in groups of all kinds, even when that…
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FAQTips and Tricks
August 14, 2014

Freebord FAQ Series | How hard is it to ride?

“How hard is it to ride?” Freebords can look deceivingly easy to ride, in fact, I remember experiencing this firsthand back in 2005. It was the summer after graduating from high school, and I had asked for a Freebord on my birthday. Armed with my mother's credit card, I pressed “Confirm…
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August 7, 2014

Rider Submitted Learn to Ride

Matt Davis out of Salt Lake City, Utah just submitted this dope learn to ride he made by himself. Since everyone learns differently it's great having another rider's take on it.  So if you are still having some trouble with getting your shred on, check out Matt's video for some…
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July 31, 2014

Bently brings back the B-Team series

Current team rider Bently Anderson just revived his old B-Team videos series with fellow team rider David Schiotis.  If you're sitting there wondering what the hell the B-Team is you're not alone; in short, it started off as anyone who wasn't on our pro team, but now it's become a series showcasing…
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